Quickbooks or Peachtree

Discussion in 'Business Operations' started by PrecisionLandService, Jan 22, 2004.

  1. PrecisionLandService

    PrecisionLandService LawnSite Member
    Messages: 43

    Has anyone tried both of these programs? Which one is easier to you... any opinions?? Which Version?? Looking for something simple with not more then i need... Small lawn care business w/ 2 guy crew.. Would like to start using a program to help keep track of things.
  2. Yard Perfect

    Yard Perfect LawnSite Member
    Messages: 133

    I use Quickbooks Pro. Set it up in about 1/2 hour, I am no genius on the computer, but have used this for 6 years with no issues.
  3. bcx400

    bcx400 LawnSite Member
    from PA
    Messages: 77

    I second the Quickbooks Pro vote. If you do not know a lot about accounting, stay away from Peachtree (not personal experience, just second-hand info).
    I also have been using quickbooks for 6 years and am really satisfied. I currently use Quickbooks Pro Contractor edition.
  4. dishboy

    dishboy LawnSite Fanatic
    from zone 6
    Messages: 5,090

    I vote QB also
  5. Florida 5 Star

    Florida 5 Star LawnSite Member
    from Florida
    Messages: 92

    Ask your accountant which one they prefer then go wit that one. I personally use Quick Books and love the dickiens out of it. Makes life so easy when you keep up with the paperwork.:blob2:
  6. Barkleymut

    Barkleymut LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,117

    I would have said qbooks until last month. The morons messed up our order so bad. They sent it to our old address (haven't lived there in over 2 years). That was after we verified our current address, and we have ordered other things thru them and they were shipped here correctly. Long story short we called after waiting 3 weeks. They said we sent to wrong address and that edition is now on backorder. We canceled the sale and then a couple days later it shows up in our mailbox. I still would have paid to have it 3 weeks earlier.

    Find a good accountant (CPA) and use what they recommend.
  7. WeatherMan

    WeatherMan LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 692

    Quick Books!!! Peechtree is much harder to navigate
  8. PrecisionLandService

    PrecisionLandService LawnSite Member
    Messages: 43

    OK thanks ... I think im going to stick with quickbooks... I have the 99 version that someone gave me... Do you think there is much difference between the new 2004 version and the 1999 version... I think i will just use the 99
  9. WeatherMan

    WeatherMan LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 692

    I would go buy the new quickbooks pro, If I was you
  10. rodfather

    rodfather LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 9,501

    There is quite a bit of difference between Pro99 and 2004

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